oa De Rebus - Chiefs' civil court rules

Volume 1983, Issue 188
  • ISSN : 0250-0329



When the special customary civil courts were established for the first time in South Africa in 1927, they were received with a great deal of enthusiasm from certain quarters. The Black Administration Act 38 of 1927 under which these courts were created, was descriptionbed by the then Department of Native Affairs (which has since undergone a number of changes of nomenclature) as ""the flexible adjustment of Native law and tribal regulation together with appropriate machinery for its application"".'

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